May 28, 2020  
Catalog/Bulletin 2013-2014 
Catalog/Bulletin 2013-2014 [ARCHIVED CATALOG]


[2 Credits]
Research Methods O is a lecture based course designed to introduce the entry level physician assistant student to basic research techniques. The course will focus on developing proficiency in searching and interpretations of current medical literature. This course is the first course in the preparation of the student for the capstone project. All students will be assigned an individual factulty mentor to guide their progress through research skill development. The goals of this course are to equip the student with the skills needed to assess the literature for evidence-based information, to develope medical writing skills and to develop life long practices of critical analysis of the medical literature for evidence based treatment practices.